Documentários de promoção-comunicação turística do Douro, enquadrados no projeto Dourotur do CETRAD da Universidade de Trás os Montes e Alto Douro.




Dia Internacional das Mulheres e Raparigas na Ciência

Mensagem conjunta de Audrey Azoulay, Diretora Geral da UNESCO e Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Diretora Executiva ONU – Mulheres, por ocasião do Dia Internacional das Mulheres e Raparigas na Ciência 


11 de fevereiro de 2018

 O nosso futuro será moldado pelo progresso científico e tecnológico, tal como o nosso passado. Esse futuro progresso adquirirá toda a sua magnitude quando assente no talento, na criatividade e nas ideias das mulheres e raparigas na ciência (ver mensagem na integra, em anexo). Mensagem_Mulheres_Raparigas_Ciência_2018_Português

Call for nominations for the UNESCO-Japan Prize on ESD 2018

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The Director-General invites the Governments of all Member States to submit, via their Permanent Delegation to UNESCO, nominations for the 2018 UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). You will find attached the Circular Letter 4231 sent to all Ministers responsible for relations with UNESCO, with copies to all Permanent Delegations and UNESCO National Commissions (also accessible at this link).

Generously funded by the Government of Japan, the UNESCO-Japan Prize on ESD consists of three annual awards of USD 50,000 for each recipient.
UNESCO recommends that this call for nominations be made widely known in your country among relevant stakeholders involved in ESD, and encourages Member States both to set up a national selection process and to announce the selected nominees.

Ø  The nomination process takes place via an online platform

Ø  Permanent Delegations and National Commissions will be able to connect with their existing generic user accounts (see user guide here).

Ø  The online nominations should be submitted by Permanent Delegations to UNESCO via the online form in English or French by 3 May 2018 at the very latest (midnight, Paris time).

Download the full document: CL 4231 English

II International Conference on Research for Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions

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Call for symposia

The II International Conference on Research for Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions, to take place in Nova Friburgo, Brazil, on 12-14 December 2018, invites proposals for symposia (parallel sessions during the conference). These proposals should be prepared using the attached form and submitted by 31 January 2018 to

The II International Conference on Research for Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions is part of Mountains 2018, an international event aiming to promote sustainable development in mountains, based on science, knowledge, and innovation.  Mountains 2018 takes place two years after Mountains 2016, held in Bragança, Portugal.   Further details about Mountains 2018 can be found at

The aim of the conference is to share innovative experiences of mountain scientific knowledge, and promote debate on new directions and on how research can contribute to practice.  All symposia should contribute to the overall theme of ‘Connecting science to practice’ and be linked to the implementation of specified Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030.


  • Deadline for submission of symposium proposals: 31 January 2018
  • Announcement of results (accepted symposia): 3 March 2018
  • Deadline for submission of abstracts for papers: 31 May 2018
  • Announcement of results (accepted papers): 30 June 2018

Download the abstract format: Mountains 2018 symposia call_abstract format


Patrimoines et patrimonialisations Géoparcs : patrimonialisation des sites géologiques et géomorphiques

L’Observatoire des Patrimoines de Sorbonne Universités (OPUS) vous invite à la prochaine séance du cycle de séminaires de recherche OPUS 2017-2018 : 

Patrimoines et patrimonialisations

Géoparcs : patrimonialisation des sites géologiques et géomorphiques

mardi 9 janvier 2018 – de 9h30 à 12h30

Institut Henri Poincaré (IHP) – Amphithéâtre Darboux – 11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie -75005 Paris

  • De la notion de patrimoine à la protection du géopatrimoine

Patrick de Wever (UMR 7207 –Centre de Recherche sur la Paléobiodiversité & les Paléoenvironnements, Département Histoire de la Terre, Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle – France)

  • Les géoparcs et la dimension géomorphologique du patrimoine géologique

Christian Giusti (UMR 8185 ENeC, Université Paris-Sorbonne – France)

  • De la prise en compte de la polysémie du terme géotourisme, aux applications dans les géoparcs

Yves Girault (UMR 208 Patrimoines locaux et gouvernance, Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle – France)

  • UNESCO Global Geoparks: the holistic use of the territorial heritage in the service of regional sustainable development

Artur Abreu Sà (Department of Geology, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, and Geosciences Center, University of Coimbra – Portugal)

Entrée libre sur inscription pour les membres de Sorbonne Universités : (avant le 4 janvier 2018)

Les échanges engagés pendant le séminaire pourront se poursuivre lors d’un déjeuner offert à l’ensemble des inscrits (dans la limite des places disponibles).

Retrouvez le programme complet ICI

2 open vacancies for a Director Position at the UNESCO Natural Sciences Sector

UNESCO Natural Sciences Sector open vacancies

Both positions have been advertised from 28 November 2017 to 28 December 2017, for external recruitment.

More info can be found on UNESCO’s Careers Section, which can be accessed through the following links: Internal Section and External Section.

Consult here the full vacancy notices:



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